• Box 14, Folder 16: Geological Map

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains three advertisements for a geological map prepared by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875). The advertisements gives a brief description of the map and which geological features it s…

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  • Box 19, Folder 4: Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains fifteen notebooks of compass and survey notes created by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) and other surveyors throughout the state of Wisconsin.

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  • Box 19, Folder 5: Milwaukee and Rock River Canal

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains thirteen journals by Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) and several other land surveyors. The journals include compass notes and land elevation measurements for various locations t…

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  • Box 11, Folder 8, Correspondence October to December 1873

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains correspondence to and from Increase Allen Lapham from October-December 1873. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin G…

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  • Box 20, Folder 6: Miscellaneous (Lapham Collection)

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains miscellaneous papers from the Lapham Collection. Among these papers are an essay on education written by Ann M. Lapham, a constellation finding tool and notes on survey line corre…

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  • Box 26, Folder 17: Wisconsin Geological Survey: June 1874 to December 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a small notebook entitled, 'Wisconsin Geological Survey, June 1874' and a few loose notebook pages. The notebook contains notes on geology throughout the Midwest, weather reports…

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  • Box 13, Folder 5: Bois Brule River 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains a geological map and report on the Bois Brule River, written by Frank Ives with notes by Increase Allen Lapham.

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  • Box 21, Folder 5: Red River of the North 1858

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains a hard bound handwritten copy of the book entitled, Minnesota and Dacotah or the Red River of the North; With an Account of the Rich and Fertile Country Along its Banks in Minneso…

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  • Box 11, Folder 9: Correspondence 1874 Box 11, Folder 9; Correspondence 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the communications of Increase Allen Lapham for the year of 1874. Increase Allen Lapham was commissioned by Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn to head the Wisconsin Geological S…

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  • Box 27, Folder 1: Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains the manuscript copy of Increase Allen Lapham's book entitled "Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin, 1844." This copy is made up of handwritten pages, notes, and…

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  • Box 14, Folder 17: Geological Reports Chapter I, 1859-1860?

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder contains Chapter 1 of a geological report titled "Physical Geography" by Increase Allen Lapham. Included in the chapter is a map of Wisconsin showing rivers in the state and a table depict…

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  • Box 7, Folder 8: Correspondence 1848

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly professional correspondences sent to and received by Increase Allen Lapham in 1848. The letters discuss Lapham's many interests and hobbies, including botany, geology, and…

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  • Box 20, Folder 3: Milwaukee River 1859 to 1874

    Lapham, Increase Allen (1811-1875)

    This folder contains information about the Milwaukee River, the Milwaukee Harbor, and Menomonee Marsh. Also included in this folder are two copies of a map of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, made by Increase Al…

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  • Box 4, Folder 4: Typewritten Letters 1871-1875

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences of Increase A. Lapham (1811-1875) for the years 1871 through 1875, divided into chapters 22 through 26 of a rough draft biography. A…

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  • Box 6, Folder 1: Julia Alcott Lapham Biographical Scrapbook IV

    Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains part of a scrapbook assembled by Julia Alcott Lapham, Increase Allen Lapham's daughter, on the life of her father. The articles discuss a wide variety of topics, from laws, rare b…

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  • Box 4, Folder 2: Typewritten Letters 1860-1865

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875; Lapham, Julia Alcott

    This folder contains both personal and professional correspondences of Increase A. Lapham (1811-1875) for the years 1860 through 1865, divided into chapters 10 through 15 of a rough draft biography. A…

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  • Box 10, Folder 6: Correspondence January-June 1869

    Lapham, Increase Allen, (1811-1875)

    This folder mostly contains the professional correspondences of Increase Allen Lapham from January to June, 1869. Lapham frequently bought, sold, and traded both specimens and data with other scientis…

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  • Box 10, Folder 3: Correspondence 1866

    Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875

    This folder contains mostly personal and professional correspondence with Increase Allen Lapham in the year 1866. These letters pertain to a variety of Lapham's interests, particularly engineering, ge…

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